Thursday, May 26, 2016

Glen Trindle - Chicken Thief

Moberly Monitor Index (Moberly, Missouri)  didn't quite get their act together in reporting the arrest of Glen Trindle for the theft of 22 chickens in 1931.  On January 17 they reported ...

and on January 19 followed up with

On January 20 they retracted the report of the day before

and the next day went back to square one, this time skewing the name of his companion to read Howard Trindle rather than Howard Roberts.

Who is Glen Trindle?  He would have been born about 1908.

I haven't found him in any census records with any spelling of the last name.. I'm guessing his legal name is not Glen but something else, but what?

I love newspapers, they solve many problems.  But, they create new ones as well.

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